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2018 CRCOG Regional Sustainability Award Winner

The Town of Windsor Locks was a recipient of the 2018 CRCOG Regional Sustainability Award for its long-term Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) planning, strategic assessment and implementation efforts that have collectively sparked the rebirth of its downtown commercial district. Windsor Locks lost its Main Street in the early 1960s due to some development missteps which devastated the Main Street commercial district. Since 2007, the Town has worked with its community to begin planning and redeveloping their Main Street. Key ingredients of […]

REI, West Hartford – Silver

REI in West Hartford received Silver status as a Bicycle Friendly business. Its silver status is characterized by its class offerings in bicycle maintenance and related topics, its support of regional and community bicycling events such as Bike to Work day in Hartford. REI also has a bicycle shop on site to service its customers and employees.

September CT Health Council Event Planned

The CT Health Council will host a morning event on Tuesday, September 30 at the Marriott Downtown (200 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford) from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. The program, entitled The Evolving Health Care Landscape, will feature Dr. Reed Tuckson, Managing Partner, Tuckson Health Connection. Click here for more information and to register.

Knowledge Corridor Talent and Workforce Strategy

CRCOG and the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC), through a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and as part of the Sustainable Knowledge Corridor project, developed this report to identify a strategy for dealing with some of the challenges facing the Knowledge Corridor: stagnant population growth, an aging population, and urban cores which are characterized by high poverty and unemployment.  CRCOG and PVPC concluded that talent matters for economic development, and the Pioneer Valley’s Comprehensive […]

Vernon Plans Earth Day Symposium

Vernon Plans Earth Day Symposium

The Vernon Conservation Commission will hold a free Earth Day Symposium on Saturday, May 4 from 9:00AM – Noon at the Tolland County Agricultural Center, 24 Hyde Avenue (Route 30) in Vernon.